NATIONAL DIPLOMA: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

BCNDIA

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Admission Requirements

Selection and/ or interview

Bloemfontein and Welkom

3 years

Semester 1

360

6

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 60% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in Mathematics or Computer Studies is required.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 60% in Mathematic Literacy or 40% in either Mathematics or Information Technology is required.

Career Opportunities

The world is increasingly becoming a global village, with Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) playing a fundamental role in our day-to-day lives. South Africa, like other countries, realises that ICTs can indeed bring about positive change in its socio-economic development. CUT’s contribution to this national agenda is realised through diploma, BTech and MTech programmes offered in the Department of IT. Through these programmes, the university contributes to the ever-increasing demand for a wide range of highly skilled information technology professionals in fields such as web applications, communication networks and software development. The department is particularly unique in the country, as it offers courses in mobile programming and games development. The department has state-of-the-art Cisco equipment through which students get hands-on experience in computer networking, which provides opportunities for various professional certification pathways.

Our graduates will be able to take up jobs in:

Systems analysis: System developers, application designers, business analysts, information analysts, management information analysts, system analysts.

Programming: Application developers, games and mobile application developers, software developers, internet application developers.

Computer networking: Computer network administrators and technical assistants.

Database development and management: Business database analysts, database administrators, database managers.

Project management: Information Systems (IS) project leaders.

Remarks

Like other national diploma programmes, this is a three-year programme. After the first year, students are required to specialise in either (1) Software Development or (2) Web and Application Development.

 

1ST YEAR

2ND YEAR

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

INL10DB

    Information Systems I

ITV10AB

    Information Technology Skills I

ITW10AB

    IT Mathematics I

OPG10BB

    Development Software I

     

PRE1A (Sem 1)

PRE2B (Sem 2)

    English Proficiency (Semester 1) and

English Proficiency (Semester 2)

INL20DB

  Information Systems II

INP20AB

  Internet Programming II

OPG20BB

  Development Software II

SPG11AB

  System Software I   (Semester 1)

SPG12AB

  System Software I   (Semester 2)

TPG10AB

  Technical Programming I

WEB20AB

Web Management II

GID10AB

Graphical User Interface Design I

INL30EB

Information Systems III

INP30AB

Web Management III

OPG30BB

Development Software III

TPG20AB

Technical Programming II

SPG21CB

System Software II   (Semester 1) 

 

SPG22CB

System Software II   (Semester 2) 

 


For more information contact: 
Department of Information Technology

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Updated: 13 May 2015

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